Country’s first app-based bicycle service has taken special initiative of teaching girls to ride bicycle to inspire women in the traditional system of transportation.

There are hundreds of girls took part in the special campaigns at three public universities - Jahangirnagar University, Chittagong University and Shahjalal University of Science and Technology - on Friday marking the International Women’s Day, according a handout of Jobike.

Jobike is a mobile application-based bicycle service which introduced artificial intelligence as first of its kind in the transportation mode in the country.

To avail the service, users have to download Jobike from app store first and then open account using relevant information.

Officials claimed that the theme of International Women’s Day – Balance for Better – is very relevant to Jobike as the term ‘balance’ is basic of the cycling.

Jobike founder and Chief Executive Mehedi Reza said: “We learn balancing when rides cycle. Jobike believes anyone can contribute for establishing equality in society by maintaining balance in every steps in life, is family and in workplaces,”

Mehedi said the bicycle sharing service has already gained popularity across the world and Jobike made happen it in Bangladesh due to rapid development in technology sector is recent times.

Earlier in June 18 last year, Jobike started its journey as country’s first bicycle service with a test run in Cox’s Bazar while made campus launching in Jahangirnagar University and Chittagong University last year. The service hit Dhaka streets in early January this year through Mirpur DOHS operations.

Its’ may mention that the firm also provided the app-based service at zero charge in refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar as a part-of its social corporate responsibility.


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